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From: Kaartic Sivaraam <kaartic.sivaraam@gmail.com>
To: Shourya Shukla <shouryashukla.oo@gmail.com>, git@vger.kernel.org
Cc: gitster@pobox.com, christian.couder@gmail.com,
	johannes.schindelin@gmx.de, liu.denton@gmail.com,
	Christian Couder <chriscool@tuxfamily.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 1/5] submodule: expose the '--for-status' option of summary
Date: Sat, 8 Aug 2020 20:10:07 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <831df9f2-0663-0dfc-0871-d34864d1ecde@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200806164102.6707-2-shouryashukla.oo@gmail.com>

On 06-08-2020 22:10, Shourya Shukla wrote:
> The 'for-status' option is used to compute the summary of submodule(s)
> in a superproject by skipping the ignored submdules i.e., those with
> 'submodule.<name>.ignore' set to 'all' in the '.gitmodules' or
> '.git/config', with the latter taking precedence over the former.
> 
> The option was introduced in d0f64dd44d (git-submodule summary:
> --for-status option, 2008-04-12), refined in 3ba7407b8b (submodule
> summary: ignore --for-status option, 2013-09-06) and finally perfected
> in 927b26f87a (submodule: don't print status output with ignore=all,
> 2013-09-01). But, it was not mentioned in the 'git submodule'
> Documentation.
> 
> Expose the '--for-status' option accepted by the command 'git submodule
> summary'.
>

I've had one concern about exposing '--for-status'. As of now, the name
of the option has no relation with the behaviour that we get as a
consequence. So long, the option has been internal and this wasn't a
problem. Now that we're considering to expose it in the docs, usage and
autocomplete, I would say it should be done after renaming it
appropriately given that it's easy to do now than later. As to name
suggestions, I really don't have any.

Also, as to whether exposing this would be useful at all, I really don't
know.

-- 
Sivaraam

  reply	other threads:[~2020-08-08 14:41 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 32+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-08-06 16:40 [GSoC][PATCH v2 0/5] submodule: port subcommand 'summary' from shell to C Shourya Shukla
2020-08-06 16:40 ` [PATCH v2 1/5] submodule: expose the '--for-status' option of summary Shourya Shukla
2020-08-08 14:40   ` Kaartic Sivaraam [this message]
2020-08-08 20:25     ` Christian Couder
2020-08-08 23:26       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-06 16:40 ` [PATCH v2 2/5] submodule: remove extra line feeds between callback struct and macro Shourya Shukla
2020-08-06 16:41 ` [PATCH v2 3/5] submodule: rename helper functions to avoid ambiguity Shourya Shukla
2020-08-06 16:41 ` [PATCH v2 4/5] t7421: introduce a test script for verifying 'summary' output Shourya Shukla
2020-08-06 16:41 ` [PATCH v2 5/5] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'summary' from shell to C Shourya Shukla
2020-08-06 22:45   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-07 16:31     ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-07 17:15       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-12 19:44 ` [GSoC][PATCH v3 0/4] submodule: port " Shourya Shukla
2020-08-12 19:44   ` [PATCH v3 1/4] submodule: remove extra line feeds between callback struct and macro Shourya Shukla
2020-08-12 19:44   ` [PATCH v3 2/4] submodule: rename helper functions to avoid ambiguity Shourya Shukla
2020-08-12 19:44   ` [PATCH v3 3/4] t7421: introduce a test script for verifying 'summary' output Shourya Shukla
2020-08-12 19:44   ` [PATCH v3 4/4] submodule: port submodule subcommand 'summary' from shell to C Shourya Shukla
2020-08-18  2:08     ` Jeff King
2020-08-21  5:22       ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-21 15:17     ` Johannes Schindelin
2020-08-21 16:35       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-21 17:17         ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-21 18:09           ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-21 18:54             ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-08-21 19:54               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-08-23 20:03                 ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-08-23 20:12                   ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-08-24  7:26                   ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-24  8:46                     ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-24 11:08                       ` Kaartic Sivaraam
2020-08-24 17:50                         ` Shourya Shukla
2020-08-24 17:54     ` Junio C Hamano

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